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The location of Bostic Cemetery









A visit to the Bostic Cemetery ...

The location of the Bostic Cemetery has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Introduction ...

We have organized the cemeteries in our Gazetteer based on a problem that we had while working on our own genealogy. We found an ancestor that we believed to have been buried in one cemetery was actually buried elsewhere. We discovered that his burial had been refused at the last moment and the family had scrambled to make new arrangements. By looking at nearby cemeteries, the surrounding communities and in newspapers of the period, we were finally able to locate his burial site. Should you find yourself in the same situation, we hope that our Gazetteer helps you discover your lost ancestor.

This page contains six sections:

The Location of the Bostic Cemetery ...

The Bostic Cemetery is located in Monroe County. The county seat for Monroe County is located in Union.

Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of the Bostic Cemetery

Lat:   37.5262°   (37° 31' 34")

Lon:   -80.3012°   (-80° 18' 4")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Bostic Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 27 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Bostic Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

Unless otherwise noted, the following cemeteries are located in Monroe County.

Bryan Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Craig County (VA)
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bostic Cemetery
 
Caldwell Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Craig County (VA)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bostic Cemetery
 
Carter Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Alleghany County (VA)
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bostic Cemetery
 
Catholic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bostic Cemetery
 
County Farm Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Craig County (VA)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Bostic Cemetery
 
Crawford Memorial Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Craig County (VA)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Bostic Cemetery
 
Furrow Family Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Craig County (VA)
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bostic Cemetery
 
Gap Mills Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bostic Cemetery
 
Grave Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Craig County (VA)
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bostic Cemetery
 
Grave Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Craig County (VA)
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bostic Cemetery
 
Harper Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Craig County (VA)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bostic Cemetery
 
Huffman Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Craig County (VA)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bostic Cemetery
 
Huffman Memorial Park (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Craig County (VA)
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bostic Cemetery
 
Leffel Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Craig County (VA)
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bostic Cemetery
 
Looney Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Craig County (VA)
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bostic Cemetery
 
Mountain View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bostic Cemetery
 
New Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bostic Cemetery
 
Nutter Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Craig County (VA)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Bostic Cemetery
 
Paitsel Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Craig County (VA)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bostic Cemetery
 
Paxton Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Craig County (VA)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Bostic Cemetery
 
Ross Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Craig County (VA)
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Bostic Cemetery
 
Rowan Memorial Home Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bostic Cemetery
 
Ruble Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Craig County (VA)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bostic Cemetery
 
Sarver Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Craig County (VA)
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bostic Cemetery
 
Sarver Family Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Craig County (VA)
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bostic Cemetery
 
Taylor Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Craig County (VA)
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bostic Cemetery
 
West View Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Craig County (VA)
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bostic Cemetery

For an expanded list with details, please visit our List of cemeteries.

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 27 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Bostic Cemetery.

Abbott (VA)   [Map]     Merrimac (VA)   [Map]    
Alderson   [Map]     Mount Tabor Village (VA)   [Map]    
Blacksburg (VA)   [Map]     New Castle (VA)   [Map]    
Cloverdale (VA)   [Map]     Pembroke (VA)   [Map]    
Covington (VA)   [Map]     Ronceverte   [Map]    
Daleville (VA)   [Map]     Runaway Village (VA)   [Map]    
Fairlea   [Map]     Salem (VA)   [Map]    
Fincastle (VA)   [Map]     Shawsville (VA)   [Map]    
Fort Spring   [Map]     Sundance Village (VA)   [Map]    
Frazier   [Map]     Sunset Village (VA)   [Map]    
Hollins (VA)   [Map]     Troutville (VA)   [Map]    
Hollywood   [Map]     Union   [Map]    
Lewisburg   [Map]     White Sulphur Springs   [Map]    
McBryde Village (VA)   [Map]      

For the full list with details, please visit our List of Communities.

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Bostic Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Monroe County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Bostic Cemetery.

Alderson   [Map]
 - Located in Greenbrier County
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bostic Cemetery
 
Blacksburg   [Map]
 - Located in Montgomery County (VA)
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bostic Cemetery
 
Covington   [Map]
 - Located in Covington City (VA)
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bostic Cemetery
 
Fincastle   [Map]
 - Located in Botetourt County (VA)
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the East (E) of the Bostic Cemetery
 
Lewisburg   [Map]
 - Located in Greenbrier County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bostic Cemetery
 
New Castle   [Map]
 - Located in Craig County (VA)
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of the Bostic Cemetery
 
Ronceverte   [Map]
 - Located in Greenbrier County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bostic Cemetery
 
Salem   [Map]
 - Located in Salem City (VA)
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bostic Cemetery
 
Union   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bostic Cemetery
 
White Sulphur Springs   [Map]
 - Located in Greenbrier County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) of the Bostic Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - although they might link to other websites which do charge.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that might help with the Bostic Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Monroe County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Alleghany County (VA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Bath County (VA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Bedford City (VA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
 
Bedford County (VA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Bland County (VA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Botetourt County (VA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Carroll County (VA):     Cyndi's
List

 
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Covington City (VA):     Cyndi's
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Craig County (VA):     Cyndi's
List

 
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Floyd County (VA):     Cyndi's
List

 
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Franklin County (VA):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Giles County (VA):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Lexington City (VA):     Cyndi's
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Montgomery County (VA):     Cyndi's
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Patrick County (VA):     Cyndi's
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Pulaski County (VA):     Cyndi's
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Radford City (VA):     Cyndi's
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Roanoke City (VA):     Cyndi's
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Roanoke County (VA):     Cyndi's
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Rockbridge County (VA):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Salem City (VA):     Cyndi's
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Southampton County (VA):     Cyndi's
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Wythe County (VA):     Cyndi's
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Fayette County:     Cyndi's
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Greenbrier County:     Cyndi's
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Mercer County:     Cyndi's
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Nicholas County:     Cyndi's
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Pocahontas County:     Cyndi's
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Raleigh County:     Cyndi's
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Summers County:     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of West Virginia,
Cemeteries of Monroe County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for West Virginia
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for West Virginia
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of West Virginia,
Cemeteries of Monroe County
 

Of Special Interest ...

The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.

Disaster Stories from West Virginia

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Bostic Cemetery ...

Our approach is to add the name of a cemetery whenever we see it mentioned - usually in newspapers, old books or maps. Typically we have little information to start with, but we try to add detail as we continue our research. We've created the following list to keep track of the sources we found useful in our research about the Bostic Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1550424   (Name of Record: Bostic Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Monroe
Lat: 37.5262374     Lon: -80.3011671   [Map]
Elev: 786         Map Name: Paint Bank

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in West Virginia

About Monroe County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Bostic Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.5262, Longitude: -80.3012     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Bostic Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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